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Course ID:RMIN 4000. 3 hours.
Course Title:Risk Management and Insurance
Course
Description:
Risk identification, risk evaluation, and risk treatment methods. Consideration is given to both business and personal risks, with an emphasis on insurance as a risk management tool. Designed for non-majors as well as a basis for more advanced courses.
Athena Title:Risk Management and Insurance
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in RMIN 4000E, RMIN 4000H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 4000H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Risk Management and Insurance (Honors)
Course
Description:
Risk identification, risk evaluation, and risk treatment methods for Honors students. Consideration is given to both business and personal risks, with an emphasis on insurance as a risk management tool. Designed for non-majors as well as a basis for more advanced courses.
Athena Title:Risk Management Insurance Hon
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in RMIN 4000, RMIN 4000E
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 4000E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Risk Management and Insurance
Course
Description:
Risk identification, risk evaluation, and risk treatment methods. Consideration is given to both business and personal risks, with an emphasis on insurance as a risk management tool. Designed for non-majors as well as a basis for more advanced major courses.
Athena Title:Risk Management and Insurance
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in RMIN 4000, RMIN 4000H
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 4100. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Theory of Interest
Course
Description:
An introduction to actuarial cash flow models. Simple, compound, and effective interest functions are analyzed and used in the calculation of present value and future values of various types of annuities as well as more complex cash flow streams.
Athena Title:THEORY OF INTEREST
Prerequisite:MATH 2260 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 4200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Actuarial Probability Concepts
Course
Description:
Concepts and basic properties of general probability and probability distributions, including independence, moment generating functions, and transformations.
Athena Title:Actuarial Probability Concepts
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in MATH 4600, STAT 4510
Prerequisite:(MATH 2250 or MATH 2250E) and MATH 2260
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 4800. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Internship in Risk Management and Insurance
Course
Description:
Practical and applied experience in risk management and insurance. Student must be sponsored by a business or government agency.
Athena Title:Intern in Risk Mgmt and Insur
Nontraditional Format:Internship.
Prerequisite:(RMIN 4000 or RMIN 4000E or RMIN 4000H) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 4960R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 16 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research I
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research I
Nontraditional Format:This course belongs to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. This course requires the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 4970R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research II
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research II
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 4980R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research III
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research III
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 4990R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research Thesis (or Final Project)
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data. Students will write or produce a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Thesis
Nontraditional Format:This is a capstone course under the direct supervision of a faculty member. This course may be the culmination of the 4960R- 4980R sequence. Students will write a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio, that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry into an unknown, fundamental, or applied problem. The thesis or capstone product is written in close collaboration with the faculty member and must be approved by that faculty member and/or the department. The student will apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape the research question and apply skills and techniques learned to complete the research project. The student will have gathered data, synthesized relevant literature and materials, analyzed, and interpreted data. The student will demonstrate in writing the contribution of their work to the discovery and interpretation of knowledge significant to their field of study. The student will have presented results in the form of a properly formatted, professionally rigorous thesis document or other appropriate professional capstone product and through the formal presentation of the thesis or product to faculty and peers during an approved event. The student will receive feedback from the faculty member on the overall execution of their thesis project, the written thesis, and their presentation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 5000. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Risk Management and Insurance
Course
Description:
Group study of selected topics from the field of risk management and insurance, such as risk assessment and mapping, emerging risks, insurance markets, risk transfer and risk financing, insurance economics, catastrophe risks, and international risk issues.
Athena Title:Special Topics Risk Mgmt Insur
Prerequisite:RMIN 4000 or RMIN 4000E or RMIN 4000H
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 5100S. 3 hours.
Course Title:Commercial Property and Liability Insurance
Course
Description:
Property and liability risks and the effective management of these risks with insurance. Application of property insurance to pure risk exposures, including direct and indirect property and liability insurance to general business liability and catastrophic liability risks. Current topics in commercial property and liability insurance. Service-learning group project.
Athena Title:Commercial Prop and Liab Insur
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in RMIN 5100
Nontraditional Format:This course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Student engagement in the service-learning component will be up to 25% of overall instruction time.
Prerequisite:RMIN 4000 or RMIN 4000H or RMIN 4000E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 5100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Commercial Property and Liability Insurance
Course
Description:
Property and liability risks and the effective management of these risks with insurance. Application of property insurance to pure risk exposures including direct and indirect property. Application of liability insurance to general business liability and catastrophic liability risks. Current topics in the field of commercial property and liability insurance. Group case study.
Athena Title:Commercial Prop Liability Ins
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in RMIN 5100S
Prerequisite:RMIN 4000 or RMIN 4000E or RMIN 4000H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 5110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Employee Benefits
Course
Description:
Approaches to problems of employee security from the perspective of businesses. Topics include pensions, profit-sharing plans, 401(k) plans, group life and health plans, and flexible benefit programs.
Athena Title:Employee Benefits
Prerequisite:RMIN 4000 or RMIN 4000E or RMIN 4000H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 5510. 3 hours.
Course Title:Life Insurance
Course
Description:
Individual life, health, and annuity contracts within a financial planning context.
Athena Title:Life Insurance
Prerequisite:RMIN 4000 or RMIN 4000E or RMIN 4000H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 5530/7530. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Property Insurance
Course
Description:
Property risks facing businesses and the effective management of these risks with insurance. Practical application of property insurance to pure risk exposures, including direct and indirect property, inland marine, crime, boiler and machinery, and catastrophic property risks.
Athena Title:Advanced Property Insurance
Prerequisite:RMIN 5100 or RMIN 5100S
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 5540/7540. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Liability Insurance
Course
Description:
Liability risks facing businesses and the effective management of these risks with insurance. Practical application of liability insurance to pure risk exposures, including motor vehicle liability, professional and general liability, environmental liability, employment practices and workers' compensation, and fiduciary liability.
Athena Title:Advanced Liability Insurance
Prerequisite:RMIN 5100 or RMIN 5100S
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 5570. 3 hours.
Course Title:Insurer Operations and Policy
Course
Description:
Analysis of insurer operations and the issues facing managers of such operations. Topics covered include regulation, accounting, finance, marketing, underwriting, reinsurance, ratemaking, and claims. Students participate in simulated operation of a homeowner's insurer in a competitive market, gaining hands-on experience with insurance company management in a dynamic setting.
Athena Title:Insurer Operations and Policy
Prerequisite:RMIN 4000 or RMIN 4000H or RMIN 4000E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 5900. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 3 hours credit.
Course Title:Research in Risk Management and Insurance
Course
Description:
A research-intensive course requiring an original and independent research paper/project on a risk management and/or insurance-related topic under the supervision of a faculty member.
Athena Title:Research Risk Manag and Insur
Nontraditional Format:Directed research and study done independently of a regularly scheduled class.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:RMIN 4000 or RMIN 4000H or RMIN 4000E or BUSN 4000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 5950. 3 hours.
Course Title:Corporate Risk Management
Course
Description:
The operational and financial risks faced by firms and the study of various methods of handling these risks, including loss prevention, risk retention, self-insurance, corporate insurance programs, and capital markets. Students perform a risk management audit of a medium-sized corporation, gaining hands-on experience in analyzing and treating risks.
Athena Title:Corporate Risk Management
Prerequisite:RMIN 5100 or RMIN 5100S
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 5990. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study
Course
Description:
Individual, advanced study, reading, or projects under the direction of a faculty project director.
Athena Title:Directed Study
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:RMIN 4000 or RMIN 4000E or RMIN 4000H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 7000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:MASTER'S RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:RMIN 7010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fundamentals of Risk Management
Course
Description:
Introduces the student to the fundamentals of risk management. After dicussion of the importance of risk and the rationale for risk management, the course will analyze the risk management process and various risk management methods. Current issues and recent developments will also be discussed.
Athena Title:RISK MGMT FUNDAMENT
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 7100. 1.5-3 hours.
Course Title:Fundamentals of Risk Management
Course
Description:
Fundamentals of Risk Management and Insurance, with emphasis on risk financing through the use of insurance, retention, and non-insurance transfer agreements.
Athena Title:FNDMTL OF RISK MGMT
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in RMIN 8100
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 7110. 1.5 hours.
Course Title:Employee Benefits
Course
Description:
The design, management, and financing of employee benefit plans. Topics include group life, group health, group disability, and retirement plans. Implications for employers and employees. Public and private approaches to provision of benefits. Regulatory and tax issues. Current topics in the field of employee benefits.
Athena Title:EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in RMIN 8110
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 7120. 3 hours.
Course Title:Corporate Risk Management
Course
Description:
The operational and financial risks faced by firms and the study of various methods of handling these risks, including loss prevention, risk retention, self-insurance, corporate insurance programs, and capital markets. Extensive use of cases.
Athena Title:CORP RISK MGMT
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in RMIN 8120
Prerequisite:RMIN 7100
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 7300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:MASTER'S THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:RMIN 7990. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Risk Management
Course
Description:
Directed study in Risk Management topics for MBA students, giving particular attention to specialized problems in an area related to a student's academic interests.
Athena Title:DIR STUDY IN RMI
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 8990. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Risk Management
Course
Description:
Directed study or research in risk management and insurance.
Athena Title:Directed Study in Risk Mgmt
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 9000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 60 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Doctoral Research
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:RMIN 9300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 60 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:RMIN 9450. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Property and Liability Insurance Seminar
Course
Description:
Selected topics in property and liability insurance. Special emphasis on academic research. Topics include loss reserves, adverse selection, insurer solvency, underwriting cycles, capital budgeting and property and liability insurance, property and liability rate regulation, and liability insurance issues.
Athena Title:Property Liability Insuran Sem
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 9550. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Life and Health Insurance Seminar
Course
Description:
Selected topics in life and health insurance. Special emphasis on academic research. Topics include pensions, group health, moral hazard, demand for life insurance, industry structure and productivity, life insurance products and costs, disability insurance, and life insurer asset/liability management.
Athena Title:Life and Health Insurance Sem
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 9650. 3 hours.
Course Title:Risk Theory Seminar
Course
Description:
Risk theory and its applications including basic concepts of actuarial mathematics. Importance of utility theory and ruin theory to modeling of the insurance process is investigated. Application of probability and statistical techniques to the analysis of pure losses and loss distributions.
Athena Title:RISK THEORY SEMINAR
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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